Perry S. Warren, Shareholder
Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney
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Perry Warren, a co-founder of the firm, focuses his legal practice on civil litigation, including business, employment, estate and real estate litigation. Perry is certified as a Civil Trial Attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. He also represents clients in the administration of estates, and in business and real estate transactions.
Perry is also a State Representative to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He represents Pennsylvania House District 31, the communities of Lower Makefield Township, Morrisville Borough, Newtown Borough, Newtown Township and Yardley Borough in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. He was elected to the House of Representatives in 2016 and was re-elected in 2018. Prior to his swearing in to the House of Representatives, Perry served on Newtown Borough Council for seven years, having been elected in 2009 and re-elected in 2013.
As a co-founder of the firm, business owner, state representative, former Borough Council member, former board member and board chair of his church and married father of five children, Perry shares a kinship with his business and individual clients.
Perry was certified as a civil trial attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey in 2012 and was re-certified in 2017. He is admitted to the Bars of the State of New Jersey, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New York.
He has tried cases ranging from an employment case (which resulted in a successful jury verdict after 7 days of trial) in North Jersey, to a title dispute involving parcels of farm property in South Jersey, to a dispute between former partners in a real estate investment in Pennsylvania. In addition, he has successfully litigated numerous other cases, including in recent years a business dispute involving damaged goods, the insurability of an employment claim, several contested estates, a claim for insurance coverage by a business client, a shareholder dispute among owners of a third-generation family business, a commercial construction dispute and a lawsuit against a government official.
Over the course of his legal career, Perry has litigated hundreds of cases running the gamut from business disputes, to employment and partnership disputes, to real estate and title disputes, to contested estate disputes among heirs, to landlord and homeowners association litigation, to suits against governmental entities, and a wide variety of legal matters faced by business and individual clients.
Perry’s reported cases include Estate of Pursell v. Peterson, in which the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey clarified the real estate contract attorney review process, and Brown v. Bordentown, in which the Appellate Division established the boundaries of legislative immunity for municipal officials.
Perry has also been called upon to serve as an expert witness in several cases involving allegations of professional negligence by attorneys.
Perry and his wife, Liz, have five children and live in Newtown Borough, Pennsylvania.
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES
Admitted to the Bars of the States of New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York and admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney.
State Representative, PA House District 31, 2017-present. Elected in 2016 and re-elected in 2018. Perry represents the communities of Lower Makefield Township, Morrisville Borough, Newtown Borough, Newtown Township and Yardley Borough in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
Newtown Borough Councilman, 2010-2016. Elected in 2009 by the residents of Newtown Borough, Pennsylvania to a four-year term on Newtown Borough Council. Re-elected to a second term in 2013, receiving the highest number of votes among eight candidates for four seats. Elected and served as Vice-President of Council, 2010-2011. Served as liaison to the Police, Personnel, Environmental Advisory and Shade Tree committees and as co-liaison to the Streets and Properties, Legal and Finance committees.
Vestry Member, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Newtown, PA, 2000-2009 and 2012-2014. Elected to the Vestry, the governing body of the Church, where he served as Senior Warden.
New Jersey Young Entrepreneurs Organization (YEO), Member and Member of the Board of Directors, 2003-2007.
Past Board Memberships include the National Kidney Foundation of the Delaware Valley; The Compassionate Friends, Mercer-Area Chapter; The Camp Fire Boys and Girls, New Jersey Council; and the North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation.
Law Clerk to the Honorable Cornelius P. Sullivan, Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Burlington County, 1993-1994.
University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D. with Honors, 1993.
Colgate University, B.A. (International Relations/Political Science), cum laude, 1984.
ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Owner of a family owned ice cream business 1984-2018.
Social Studies Teacher, Absegami High School, 1986-1988.